4. Research

Career Profile:

1993 Graduated with honors in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Valencia
1993-1996 PhD Research Studentship in Chemical Engineering at University of Valencia. This research involved the development of supervisory control systems for the biological stage of domestic wastewater treatment processes.
1997 PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Valencia
1997-2000 Post doctoral at University of Castilla La Mancha. Some trainings in EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland (Prof. Comninellis)
2000- 2009 Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Castilla La Mancha
2009 – Full Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Castilla La Mancha

Research activities

Development of electrochemical processes for a cleaner environment

– water and wastewater treatment (electro-oxidation, electrocoagulation, electrofenton)

– electrochemical soil remediation

Electrosynthesis of oxidants

– Production of peroxosalts, ferrates and peroxohalogens

– disinfection of waters

Fuel cell technology

– components of high temperature PEM fuel cells

– mathematical modelling and simulation of fuel cells

– microbial fuel cells